Professor Peter Cook of the University of Melbourne, is a geologist, academic and Consultant.
Until 2011, Professor Cook was the foundation Chief Executive of the Cooperative Research Centre for Greenhouse Gas Technologies (CO2CRC): previously he was Director of the British Geological Survey (1990- 1998) and Division Chief/Associate Director of the Bureau of Mineral Resources (1982-1990).
Professor Cook has held academic positions in the UK, Australia, France and the USA, and has received many awards and honours for his work.
He is the author or co-author of more than 160 reports and publications.
He was a Coordinating Lead Author for the IPCC Special Volume on CO2 Capture and Storage; his book “Clean Energy Climate and Carbon” was published March, 2012.